Published on May 5th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 05/05/2016
EI-FML Airbus A319-111 c/n 2240 Volotea Delivered Ostrava-Nates 04/05/16 ex N929FR.
EI-UNG Boeing 737-524 c/n 28915 TFM Aviation Ferried Teruel Airport-Belgrade 30/04/16 in Transaero Airlines colours.
UR-BAA Boeing 737-5Q8 c/n 28052 Bravo Air Delivered Shannon-Kharkiv International 03/05/16 in Kam Airlines colours prior wet-lease ex EI-DTX.
Global Aviation News:
Airlines seek to hedge oil prices preparing for market up-cycle
Airport 3:0: How smart technologies are transforming air travel
Air Seychelles posts $2.1 million net profit in 2015
Avianca to significantly reduce Airbus aircraft deliveries
Chair Made From A Recycled Boeing 737 Engine
Google gives tips on airline innovation
How budget airlines really cut costs
New investor completes airBaltic buy-in
SAS attacks Norwegian in response to government proposal
Why Cheap Oil Is a Problem For Lufthansa
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus begins direct flights from Dublin to Los Angeles
Aer Lingus expands Belfast City and Cork bases
Belfast International Airport passenger numbers up 16%
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Cork-US flight objectors given more time
First Dublin Airport Hackathon big success, by Mark Lenahan
Ryanair aims to overtake Easyjet as UK’s largest airline this year
Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary says cyclists should be ‘shot’
Ryanair says Brussels attacks still dampening demand
Ryanair traffic up 10pc in April to 9.9 million customers
Shannon Group returns to the well for new CEO
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 May 2016: http://bit.ly/23jpSoq
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 02-05-2016: http://bit.ly/1VH87QE
Tweets of the day:
@Fly_Norwegian Palma will be our 7th base in Spain and 16th in Europe: 2 aircraft, 11 destinations, and over 60 new, Spanish jobs! #flynorwegian.
@ghimlay Either @Aeromexico or @Delta would have to give up MEX-JFK service to comply with Mexican conditions on JV approval.
@ghimlay SkyWest says short term demand for 50-seaters still “very strong”, removals will slow in 2016 compared to 2015.
@JohnLStrickland Not sure why @transavia would do this as @Ryanair continues massive growth in Germany.
@winglets747 Norwegian Air says it will employ more US-based crew than any foreign airline.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airborne 05.04.16: FAA Part 23, IAC AirVenture Theme, Boeing 737 MAX
Cris Beswick’s opening keynote at the 1st Aviation HR Conference
Falcon 7X 1C Inspection Timelapse
Irish Microlighting Airfields – Limetree, Granard & Sheelin
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